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Career dynamics: matching individual and organizational needs

Author: Schein, Edgar H. Series: Addison-Wesley series on organization development Publisher: Addison Wesley, 1978Language: EnglishDescription: 276 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0201068346Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Includes bibliographical references


Career Dynamics
1 The Career Development Perspective 1
The Components of the Career Development Perspective 2
Why Adopta Career Development Perspective? 6
How this Book Is Organized 12
Part 1 The Individual and the Life Cycle
2 Individual Development 17
Introduction 17
The Concept of Cycles and Stages 20
Milestones, Choice Points, Goals, and End Points 22
The Concept of Life Tasks and Coping 23
3 The Stages and Tasks of the Biosocial Life Cycle 27
Summary 35
4 The Stages and Tasks of the Career Cycle 36
Dimensions of the Career Cycle 37
Summary 48
5 The States, Stages, and Tasks of the Family 49
States, Stages, and Tasks of the Traditional Family 53
Work-Family-Self Interaction 54
Accommodation and the Dual-Career Family 58
Summary 61
6 Constructive Coping: What the Individual Can Do about Life Tasks 62
Diagnosing the Problem 63
Diagnosing Oneself 70
Selecting a Coping Response 73
Diagnosing the Effects of One's Coping Response 76
Summary 77
Part 2 Career Dynamics: The Individual-Organization Interaction
7 Entry into the Organizational Career 81
Tasks of the Entry Stage 83
Negative Outcomes and How to Avoid Them 86
Summary 93
8 Socialization and Learning to Work 94
Tasks of the Socialization Stage 94
Problems in the Socialization Stage 103
Negative Outcomes and What to Do about Them 106
Summary 110
9 Mutual Acceptance: Defining the Psychological Contract 112
Events Symbolizing Organizational Acceptance 113
How the Employee Accepts the Organization 119
The Psychological Contract 120
Summary and Conclusions 122
10 The Development of Career Anchors: Technical and Managerial 124
Introduction and Definition 124
Origin of the Concept 126
Types of Career Anchors 128
Summary 145
11 Security, Autonomy, and Creativity as Career Anchors 147
Security and Stability as a Career Anchor 147
Creativity as a Career Anchor 149
Autonomy and Independence as a Career Anchor 156
Summary 160
12 Career Anchors in Perspective: Some Related Research 161
Are Career Anchors Applicable at Later Career Stages? 161
Is the Career-Anchor Concept Applicable to Other Occupations? 163
Do Career Anchors Correlate with Other Attitude Changes? 165
Do the Five Career Anchors Cover All Career Types? 170
Conclusion 171
13 Midcareer: Making It, Leveling Off, or Starting Over 173
What Are the Problems of Midcareer/Midlife? 174
The Psychology of Midlife 180
Conclusion 185
Part 3 Managing Human Resource Planning and Development
14 Human Resource Planning and Development: A Total System 189
Introduction 189
The Components of an HRPD System 190
Summary and Conclusions 199
15 Human Resource Planning and Career Stages 200
Planning for Staffing 202
Planning for Growth and Development 208
Planning for Leveling Off and Disengagement 212
Planning for Replacement 217
Conclusion 219
16 Job/Role Planning 221
Step 1—Projecting into the Future 222
Step 2—Identifying Key Job Dimensions 231
Step 3—Identifying Change-Sensitive Dimensions 235
Step 4—Identifying Relevant Motives, Values, and Skills 235
Step 5—Assessment of Present Candidates 240
Step 6—Implementation of the Selection, Development,
or Recruitment Plan 241
Summary and Conclusions 242
17 Toward an Integrated View of Human Resource Planning and
Development 243
Basic Conclusions 243
How Can Human Resource Planning and Development Systems
Be Improved? 247
Summary and Conclusions 256
Appendix 1: Career Anchor Self-Analysis Form 257
Appendix 2: Case Example: Diamond Products Corporation 263
Bibliography 270

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